Edward Snowden Responds After Trump DOJ Sues Whistleblower Over New Memoir the US Government “Does Not Want You to Read”

Edward Snowden Responds After Trump DOJ Sues Whistleblower Over New Memoir the US Government “Does Not Want You to Read” By Julia Conley Citing what First Amendment advocates have called an “unconstitutional” system of controlling what federal employees can and cannot say about their work, President Donald Trump’s Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden over the publication of his new memoir. The day the book Permanent Record was released, the DOJ filed its lawsuit claiming Snowden had published without submitting the book for “pre-publication…

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Martial Law Masquerading as Law and Order: The Police State’s Language of Force

Martial Law Masquerading as Law and Order: The Police State’s Language of Force By John W. Whitehead “Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us? The constitutional theory is that we the people are the sovereigns, the state and federal officials only our agents. We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily. We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet.”—Justice William O. Douglas, dissenting, Colten…

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Victory! Individuals Can Force Government to Purge Records of Their First Amendment Activity

Victory! Individuals Can Force Government to Purge Records of Their First Amendment Activity By Aaron Mackey The FBI must delete its memo documenting a journalist’s First Amendment activities, a federal appellate court ruled this week in a decision that vindicates the right to be free from government surveillance. In Garris v. FBI, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the FBI to expunge a 2004 memo it created that documented the political expression of news website www.antiwar.com and two journalists who founded and ran it. The…

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Establishment Right and Left Call for COINTELPRO 2.0

Establishment Right and Left Call for COINTELPRO 2.0 Op-Ed by Kurt Nimmo Both heads of the two-headed establishment political hydra want to resurrect COINTELPRO, the FBI’s illegal subversion program, in response to speech they oppose and want outlawed. In August, The Verge (owned by liberal Vox Media and founded by former CIA asset Markos Moulitsas) and the National Review, the failing neocon journal edited by Rich Lowry, posted articles on how to best undermine the First Amendment right of millions of Americans. The Verge cites a recent paper by N.…

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FEC, Social Media Giants Powwow on Circumventing First Amendment

FEC, Social Media Giants Powwow on Circumventing First Amendment By Kurt Nimmo It’s hardly surprising The New York Times and The Washington Post didn’t bother to report on the rally at the British Home Office in support of Julian Assange. A quick search of the news reveals AOL and Reuters reported on the rally which featured Roger Waters of Pink Floyd. If not for Waters’ celebrity, it’s possible no corporate media outlet would have covered the event. Julian Assange is no longer news. His torture at Belmarsh prison is not…

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Pentagon Wants To Police Social Media Fake News And Deep Fakes

Pentagon Wants To Police Social Media Fake News And Deep Fakes By Aaron Kesel The U.S. wants to use the military’s Pentagon arm to police fake news online; what can possibly go wrong? According to reports, the Pentagon’s DARPA research agency has announced it will deploy online cyber forces to watch for “large-scale, automated disinformation attacks,” using specialized software to detect deep fakes of photos, videos and audio clips, Bloomberg reported. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants custom software that can unearth fakes hidden among more than 500,000 stories,…

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How CIA-Backed Palantir Is Helping Police Root Out “Thought Crimes”

How CIA-Backed Palantir Is Helping Police Root Out “Thought Crimes” By Tyler Durden Palantir’s technology was developed in warzones like Fallujah, where it was used to anticipate roadside bombs and attacks by insurgents. Now, it’s being used on the streets of Los Angeles to root out criminals like something straight out of the movie Minority Report. Unsurprisingly, the privately-held tech firm is backed by the CIA’s venture-capital arm. Now, the company has gathered massive amounts of data on the American populace, which it farms out to police departments, who use…

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YouTube Bans Infowars Relaunch — Days After Promising To Allow “Controversial” Content

YouTube Bans Infowars Relaunch — Days After Promising To Allow “Controversial” Content By Tyler Durden On Tuesday, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki announced that the platform would invite “offensive” content back onto the site – writing in an open letter to YouTube creators “Without an open system, diverse and authentic voices have trouble breaking through.” “I believe preserving an open platform is more important than ever,” she added. In response, Infowars relaunched its ‘War Room’ YouTube channel – which boasted 2.4 million followers before being terminated in August 2018 for “violating…

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YouTube Takes Down 100 Videos by Prager University, Sparks Lawsuit

YouTube Takes Down 100 Videos by Prager University, Sparks Lawsuit By Activist Post By now, people the world over are well aware of the purge taking place across the Google-owned platform, YouTube.  In fact, in 2017 YouTube terminated our own unblemished account here at Activist Post completely without warning and no recourse. While many people still maintain that this has been a purge of primarily conservative voices, there are also examples of those on the left as well as the center who have also been struck down. This is coupled…

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Google Insider Further Reveals Political Bias and Website Blacklists

Google Insider Further Reveals Political Bias and Website Blacklists By The Last American Vagabond Another whistleblower, Zachary Vorhies, has gone on record as having grave reservations about the path Google is taking in burying search results, blacklisting websites, and demonstrating political bias in their artificial intelligence algorithms. TLAV breaks it all down, as well as other key stories in the Daily Wrap Up. Also see the original reporting from Project Veritas with the leaked documents: Google “Machine Learning Fairness” Whistleblower Goes Public, says: “burden lifted off of my soul” Report:…

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